Navigation Links
Estrogen therapy could be dangerous for women with existing heart risk
Date:11/25/2008

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Hormone therapy could accentuate certain pre-existing heart disease risk factors and a heart health evaluation should become the norm when considering estrogen replacement, new research suggests.

The research also showed that in women without existing atherosclerosis, hormone therapy use included some positive effects on lipids but also some negative effects related to heart health, said MaryFran Sowers, lead researcher and professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

The U-M study came about, Sowers said, in trying to explain what's behind the so-called timing hypothesis. The timing hypothesis suggests that if a woman implements a hormone therapy program within six years of her final menstrual period, this narrow window is enough to deter heart disease from developing with the onset of menopause. But the U-M findings suggest that explanation isn't quite so simple, Sowers said.

Even within the six-year window, there were negative aspects related to heart disease. While the positive outcomes on HDL and LDL cholesterol levels were observed, Sowers said, researchers also saw negative outcomes in terms of the inflammation process---which can be related to heart disease.

Sowers said the research shows it's critical for women considering hormone therapy to discuss their heart health with their doctor.

"If the woman walks into the doctor's office with a certain degree of (heart disease) burden already, then she and her health care provider may decide that hormone therapy adds too much to the burden," Sowers said. "If she doesn't have that burden, they may decide that hormone therapy is an acceptable burden.

"The woman should say to her health care provider, 'What kind of information do we need to gather in order to make an informed decision about whether or not hormone therapy should be pursued,'" Sowers said. '"I understand there could be some heart disea
'/>"/>

Contact: Laura Bailey
baileylm@umich.edu
734-647-1848
University of Michigan
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Estrogen May Explain Why Women With Cystic Fibrosis Suffer More
2. Estrogen and progesterone receptor isoforms expression in the stomach of Mongolian gerbils
3. Estrogen flooding our rivers, Université de Montréal study
4. Estrogen Cream No Match for Sun-Damaged Skin
5. Estrogen May Have Preventive Role in Womens Schizophrenia
6. Team discovers new inhibitors of estrogen-dependent breast cancer cells
7. Estrogen therapy helps or hurts the brain depending on reproductive status
8. Anti-estrogen drug therapy reduces risk of invasive breast cancer in older women
9. Previously unseen switch regulates breast cancer response to estrogen
10. Estrogen therapy increases benign breast disease risk
11. Estrogen Supplements May Raise Odds of Benign Breast Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... funeral mounds, mummification, belief in life after death ... "odd" or even terrifying by another., The Greeks, for ... the ancient Issedonians chopping up their dead into a ... something entirely contrary to the Greeks, treatment of their ...
... use of cells from embryos , , WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8 ... how to coax sperm-producing testicular cells into embryonic-like stem ... flurry of published research that seeks to duplicate embryonic ... and ethical obstacles associated with their use. , "The ...
... Oct. 8 The National,Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) ... representing North Carolina, for re-election,to the U.S. Senate. ... of,NCPA, issued the following statement:, "Senator Elizabeth ... and,America,s community pharmacies and the patients they serve. ...
... ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 8 The National,Community Pharmacists ... one-term incumbent representing Arkansas, for re-election to the,U.S. ... CEO of NCPA,issued the following statement:, "Senator ... and America,s,community pharmacies and the patients they serve. ...
... Va., Oct. 8 The National,Community Pharmacists Association ... incumbent representing Kansas, for re-election to the,U.S. Senate. ... of NCPA,issued the following statement:, "Senator Pat ... America,s,community pharmacies and the patients they serve. That ...
... to stressful events or something more? Learn more at,National ... 8 With the crisis on Wall,Street, a boom ... the country, no one can blame you for feeling ... to be angry,worried and even gloomy, especially if you ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Deathways open doors to unexpected cultural practices 2Health News:Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells From Human Testes 2Health News:Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells From Human Testes 3Health News:Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells From Human Testes 4Health News:Economic Crisis Making You Anxious or Depressed? 2Health News:Economic Crisis Making You Anxious or Depressed? 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014  Actavis plc (NYSE: ... Company has received a complete response letter from ... its New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose ... treatment of hypertension.   Photo - ... disappointed in the receipt of a complete response ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... /PRNewswire/  -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... in the patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine ... released unaudited preliminary financial results for the first ... Year 2015 Ended September 30, 2014 Financial Highlights: ... $14.7 million in 1Q14 with gross margins improved ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix ... products that address unmet medical needs in the ... that on December 24, 2014 it closed its ... Company raised approximately $2.3 million in gross proceeds ... net proceeds from the offering to fund its ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Actavis Confirms Complete Response Letter for Nebivolol/Valsartan Fixed-Dose Combination for Hypertension 2Actavis Confirms Complete Response Letter for Nebivolol/Valsartan Fixed-Dose Combination for Hypertension 3Actavis Confirms Complete Response Letter for Nebivolol/Valsartan Fixed-Dose Combination for Hypertension 4TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 2TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 3TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 4TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 5TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 6TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 7TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 8TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 9TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 10TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 11TPI Presents Unaudited Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 12Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 2Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 3
... VANCOUVER, April 26, 2007,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, ... device company, announced that,the two-year data from ... Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh ("Vascular Wrap(TM)"),will be presented today ... study examined the safety and efficacy of ...
... 26, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Australian drug development company ... randomised Phase II clinical,trial in patients with ... compared to irinotecan which is,considered to be ... colorectal,cancer. This announcement is being made at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Two-year data for Angiotech's Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh,to be Presented at European Vascular Symposium 2Two-year data for Angiotech's Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh,to be Presented at European Vascular Symposium 3Two-year data for Angiotech's Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh,to be Presented at European Vascular Symposium 4Two-year data for Angiotech's Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh,to be Presented at European Vascular Symposium 5Two-year data for Angiotech's Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh,to be Presented at European Vascular Symposium 6Two-year data for Angiotech's Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh,to be Presented at European Vascular Symposium 7Alchemia Reports Preliminary Positive Efficacy Data From HyCAMP,Phase II Trial 2Alchemia Reports Preliminary Positive Efficacy Data From HyCAMP,Phase II Trial 3Alchemia Reports Preliminary Positive Efficacy Data From HyCAMP,Phase II Trial 4Alchemia Reports Preliminary Positive Efficacy Data From HyCAMP,Phase II Trial 5Alchemia Reports Preliminary Positive Efficacy Data From HyCAMP,Phase II Trial 6Alchemia Reports Preliminary Positive Efficacy Data From HyCAMP,Phase II Trial 7
... This BioSafe room is configured specifically ... and chemical analysis. Panels are precision-joined ... easy to wipe down and disinfect. ... double-wall panel design creates strong, rigid ...
... Features hardwall acrylic panels ... frame to form a free-standing ... to Class 10/ISO 3. Optional ... and ionizers are configured to ...
... curtains or parting strip shields ... frame to form a free-standing, ... cleanliness to Class 10/ISO 3. ... lights, and ionizers are configured ...
... cleanroom for biological safety labs (BSL) ... (to Class 10/ISO 3) and easy ... ultra-smooth surfaces that are easy to ... corners simplify cleaning. Unique double-wall panel ...
Medicine Products: